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Dec 26, 2012 4:00am PST
teacher in the city. and what's the mission of the team? i grew up a couple blocks from west philadelphia high school, so yeah, the issues of the city are very near and dear to my heart. the team ranges from all-stars in the classroom to students who really struggle. there is room for everyone, and we have all sorts of types of students, and that's one of the things i'm really proud about. >> beginning of last school year, i cut every single class. i'm not even gonna lie. i was just the guy that showed up when i wanted to show up. >> say, all right, justin... >> my life wasn't going the way i expected it to, so if nobody was gonna care, why should i? >> i truly believe that without the evx team, i don't know if he would've been able to survive the 11th and 12th grade years in public school. >> mom, you're gonna want to put some oil in the car. >> what about trans? the evx team was a saving grace for him. they basically blanketed him with attention, with understanding, and with affection, you know. they cared. >> my work with the evx team has made me want to come to school mor
PBS
Dec 26, 2012 12:00pm PST
york city, this is charlie rose. >> charlie: charles dickens the great british writer was born in 1812. his 200th birthday is being celebrated including at new york's morgan library. >> on assignment for charlie rose at new york's museum of library and museum. peepierpont morgan was an averae collector of dickens. the museum holds the largest collection in america. we are joined by dr. the curator and department head of literacy and historical manuscripts at the morgan library. >> here we are in mr. morgan's study. we're looking at the first installments of david copperfield. one schilling would have got you your monthly part. and here is the beginning part of the booklets and it is just page after page after page of advertisements for books and pills and remedies and all kinds of things. here you have the original illustrations that accompany each part separated by tissue, of course, so they didn't smudge each other. here's the very first page of the narrative, whether i turn out to be the hero of my own life or whether that station will be held by anybody else, these pages must
PBS
Dec 25, 2012 4:00pm PST
bell told to mark the hours of the day as it told to mark the liberation of the city in 1944. >> in front of notre dame and even in one of the towers of the famous cathedral, the nazis have established fire. >> we traveled west of paris to normandy to this village, to one of three bell foundrys still in operation. here they are casting the eight new bells to hang in the to your. >> the original bells were seized during the revolution and melted to cannon balls. they are recasting them in copper and continue using molds fashioned from horse hair and ma nuria. >> as we don't want them to make them twice, we will make them higher in tune. and we will take the met a aloff inside to get it perfectly calibrated. >> once tuned, they will toll for the first time in march on palm sunday. right now it is the christmas nativity scene that draws the crowds with two million people expected in december. always an attraction. though it's the majesty of notre dame that stands the greatest testament to that fate and to man's inspiration. >> make sense of international news at bbc.com/news. >> fundin
PBS
Dec 25, 2012 6:00pm PST
the russian-made aircraft went down near the southern city of shymkent. the dead also included seven crew members and 19 border guards. there was no immediate word on the cause of the crash, but kazakhstan has been plagued by heavy winds and snow in recent weeks. the long-time actor charles durning died monday at his home in new york. he came to be known as the "king of the character actors" in a 50-year career that spanned 5 broadway, the movies and television. along the way, he earned two oscar nominations. one was for his role as the corrupt governor in "the best little whorehouse in texas" in 1982. i and in "tootsie," he played the9 unwitting suitor of dustin hoffman, who was posing as a female soap opera star. charles durning was 89 years old. those are some of the day's major stories. a now, back to gwen. >> ifill: we turn to politics and part two of our look at upcoming elections.>g last night, i talked with newshour political editor christina bellantoni and shira toeplitz of roll call about hot senate contests. tonight, we continue our conversation. m welcome.o let's talk som
PBS
Dec 26, 2012 3:00pm PST
familiar ground at the non profit turning point community programs in nevada city, which provides services for the county's mentally ill, including those who fall under laura's law, and many who don't. some of the patients, like 36- year-old jonathan maurer-- here for a long acting injection for his paranoid schizophrenia, and to meet with a psychiatrist-- resent being ordered to receive treatment. today maurer accepts voluntary treatment, for his paranoia; though he claims to have been mistreated previously. >> they gave me a catheter, and strapped me down naked on the hospital bed and then sedated me. they strip you of all your rights. i just don't see how they expect to logically assume that treating people with violence is going to cure violence. >> reporter: but debra simmons-- mother of a very disturbed son who gets treatment here-- praises laura's law and involuntary treatment for essentially saving his life. she didn't want his name used. >> he gets angry and agitated, doesn't sleep, doesn't eat, just goes through a whole cycle of events that just kind of spiral downward until he's
Search Results 0 to 6 of about 7 (some duplicates have been removed)